halloween costumes - quotes and descriptions to inspire creative writing
"I'm telling you, Marcy, those were the days! The days when a halloween costume meant an old bed-sheet with a couple of blackened holes for eyes!"
It was back before commercialism took the whole halloween costume thing over, when we'd take a set of old clothes that was only good for rags and make it even more ragged and dirty. On our faces were mushy peas - what makeup that was! Then we'd hit the streets as zombies, dragging one leg and growling for treats.
It was 1970 something, and there my friend stood, dressed in a white cardboard box with a ribbon bow in her hair, her mother having declared her "The Ghost of Christmas Present." I couldn't help it, I laughed. She looked put out. What I said next surprised both of us, it surprised me because I meant it, "I'm laughing because it's the greatest halloween costume I've ever seen! Who knew your mom could be so on trend!"
For Teddy's halloween costume he stuck some twigs to a set of super old clothes and said, "Groot!"
We did "nailed it" themed halloween costumes this year, the worse the costume the better!